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One Minute Waffle Iron Baked Apples

Waffle Iron Baked Apples

Waffle iron baked apples so are fun, easy, and healthy that they could quickly become a new staple around here.  They take just one minute to make and all you need is an apple, a little sugar, and a waffle iron.

The timing worked out perfectly for my discovery of waffle iron baked apples.

We had just gone apple picking at Mills Apple Farm and left with a ton of Jonathan apples and some adorable photos:

Apple Picking

Will It Waffle?: 53 Irresistible and Unexpected Recipes to Make in a Waffle Iron

Then, when I got home, there was a copy of the new book, Will It Waffle, in my mailbox.  Clearly, I needed to waffle apples!

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Back in 2010, author Daniel Shumski had a blog called Waffleizer (it’s now called Will It Waffle).  I loved the blog and we collaborated to make waffled cupcakes.

Stawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

I’ve always been hugely impressed with Daniel’s creativity and the power of the waffle iron.  I was so excited to get my hands on the book.

Will It Waffle is a pure joy to read.  It’s filled with sweet and savory recipes that you never would have imagined making on a waffle iron – waffled onion rings, a waffle burger, spaghetti and waffled meatballs, and red velvet waffle ice cream sandwiches are just a few.  Of  course there are recipes for everyday great waffles as well.

My waffled apples are inspired by Daniel’s waffled pineapple (which I also can’t wait to try)!

Hamilton Beach 4-Piece Belgian Waffle Maker (26020)

Each recipe in Will It Waffle tells you whether you should be using a standard waffle iron or a Belgian waffle iron (both work in some cases).  My waffled apples would work with either iron type.

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Waffled Apples

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One Minute Waffle Iron Baked Apples

Waffle iron baked apples so are fun, easy, and healthy that they could quickly become a new staple around here.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword baked apples, waffle iron apples
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 94


  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • As many apples as you want sliced to just over 1/4" thick
  • Small sprinkle of sugar for each apple slice optional


  • Heat waffle iron.
  • Spray with non-stick spray.
  • Optionally rub both sides of apple slices with a little sugar. This isn't necessary (the apples are plenty sweet), but it does make them look better because the sugar caramelizes.
  • Place one apple slice in each section of the waffle iron.
  • Close the waffle iron and cook for about a minute or until the apples look waffled.


Nutrition Facts
One Minute Waffle Iron Baked Apples
Amount Per Serving
Calories 94
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 194mg6%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 18g20%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Vitamin C 8.4mg10%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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